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Topic: Husband's stained shirt is now my daughter's sundress -- now w/ embedded pics.  (Read 1955 times)
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argwwo
« on: March 14, 2008 08:43:02 AM »

Hi there, I'm new to the community, but have really enjoyed looking at all your projects. I will definitely be trying some for my own kiddos!

Here are the pics (sorry they are so big!); I'd love some feedback:







It's the first piece of clothing I've ever made, so while it's nothing fancy, I'm quite pleased with it. And I've caught the recon bug. I bought a hideous shirt at a thrift shop yesterday that I plan to turn into (something resembling) the Cheytown dress. And I've got designs on some old t-shirts...

Thanks for looking,
Angela
« Last Edit: March 15, 2008 08:36:56 AM by argwwo - Reason: wanted to embed pictures. » THIS ROCKS   Logged

mamafox
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2008 08:56:04 AM »

Looks really cute! Great job!
Dont you love all the ideas here on craftster?!
Watch out i have found reconing, wayyy addictive! Wink
I have a bookshelf full of clothes that i have vison for... nuts!
great job and welcome to craftster!
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« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2008 04:55:53 PM »

Looks good to me.
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« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2008 05:53:38 PM »

She looks so excited! And with good reason, that's an adorable dress!
That's so creative to turn it into a dress for a small person.
I would've just fiddled with it until it became a shirt...again.
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« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2008 10:37:41 PM »

I love it! Did you just elastic the top part? I must try this.
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« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2008 03:52:51 AM »

Great recon and it is just adorable on her. Smiley
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argwwo
« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2008 08:39:59 AM »

I love it! Did you just elastic the top part? I must try this.

I didn't, but I should have! Cheesy

She's so itty-bitty up top that I didn't even consider that possibility. I measured her, made a pattern (just an appropriately sized rectangle), deconstructed the shirt (no pocket, thankfully), pinned the pattern, and was in the middle of cutting when I realized, duh!, I really could have just cut off the top and sewn in some elastic.

I made the straps and pocket from the sleeves.

I was originally going to remove the shirt hem, but decided to leave it. It's a little long, but I also think she's about to shoot up, so as long as she doesn't complain I'm leaving it as is.
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« Reply #7 on: March 19, 2008 12:19:56 PM »

how cute! Sometimes I wish I were having a girl, they are fun to sew things for! nice work re-cycling the shirt, too Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: March 19, 2008 02:02:54 PM »

I love the colours, it is adorable, so is your daughter! Wink
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« Reply #9 on: March 19, 2008 08:08:28 PM »

Awesome idea! I may try this myself for my little one!
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